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The origins of British Orientalist 19th century painting owe more to religion than military conquest or the search for plausible locations for naked females.
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Some information is known about the family origins of Amasis: his mother was a certain Tashereniset as a bust statue of this lady, which is today located in the British Museum, shows.
While the British military historian Sir John Keegan suggested an ideal definition of battle as " something which happens between two armies leading to the moral then physical disintegration of one or the other of them ", the origins and outcomes of battles can rarely be summarized so neatly.
Some 300 ballads sung in North America have been identified as having origins in British traditional or broadside ballads.
They became an increasing area of interest for scholars in the 19th century and most were recorded or catalogued by George Malcolm Laws, although some have since been found to have British origins and additional songs have since been collected.
In the Welsh language who's origins, like Cornish is from the ancient British or Brythonic language line, ' Cist ' is also used for such ancient graves, but in modern use, can also mean a chest, a coffer, a box, or even the boot / trunk of a car.
This custom has been commented on in the British Medical Journal and may stem from the historical origins of the profession.
" However elsewhere he ascribes the origins of the horse to the pre-Roman Britons, reasoning that the horse resembles certain Iron Age British coins.
The British Statute of Anne 1710 and the Statute of Monopolies 1623 are now seen as the origins of copyright and patent law respectively.
The origins of the postal system date back to antiquity, the British Postal Museum claims the oldest functioning post office in the world is on High Street in Sanquhar, Scotland.
The state's origins are unique in Australia as a freely settled, planned British province, rather than as a convict settlement.
The origins of the Sudanese Army date to Sudanese soldiers recruited by the British during the reconquest of Sudan in 1898.
Their disagreement over human origins came to the fore at the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting featuring the legendary 1860 Oxford evolution debate.
The origins of the present state began with the establishment of a British settlement at King George Sound in 1826 ( later named Albany from 1832 ).
The complex origins of the war resulted from more than a century of conflict between the Boers and the British Empire, but particular immediate importance attached to the question as to which white nation would control and benefit most from the very lucrative Witwatersrand gold mines.
Given the British origins of the majority of uitlanders and the ongoing influx of new uitlanders into Johannesburg, the Boers recognised that granting full voting rights to the uitlanders would eventually result in the loss of ethnic Boer control in the South African Republic.
Local informants were reported to have sated British curiosity regarding the origins of the Taj by also supplying them with fictitious lists of workmen and materials from all over Asia.
British sign language has evolved, as all languages do, from these origins by modification, invention and importation.
In his memoirs, Wilson writes of " selling LBJ a bum steer ", a reference to Johnson's Texas origins, which conjured up images of cattle and cowboys in British minds.
The Parachute Regiment has its origins in the elite force of Commandos set up by the British Army at the request of Winston Churchill during the initial phase of the Second World War.
The distinctive themes and origins of Australia's " bush music " or " bush band music " can be traced to the songs sung by the convicts who were sent to Australia during the early period of the British colonisation, beginning in 1788.
Another modern British Israelite author is Steven M. Collins, who has published at least three books claiming to trace the Israelite origins of certain European nations.
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Bouldering's documented origins may be found in the United Kingdom, France, and Italy in the last quarter of the 19th century.
Now the most commonly understood meaning of the term ballad, sentimental ballads, sometimes called " tear-jerkers " or " drawing-room ballads " owing to their popularity with the middle classes, had their origins in the early ‘ Tin Pan Alley ’ music industry of the later 19th century.
Modern cultural anthropology has its origins in, and developed in reaction to, 19th century " ethnology ", which involves the organized comparison of human societies.
Pole climbing and rope climbing were among the first exercises to be included in the origins of modern gymnastics in the late 18th century and early 19th century.
In the 19th and early 20th century, these images were used by many Danish historians, with a good flair of nationalism, trying to date the origins of the flag to 1219.
From the Renaissance to the 19th century in Western culture, epitaphs for notable people became increasingly lengthy and pompous descriptions of their family origins, career, virtues and immediate family, often in Latin.
The origins of amateur fanac " fan " publications are obscure, but can be traced at least back to 19th century literary groups in the United States which formed amateur press associations to publish collections of amateur fiction, poetry and commentary.
" This theory of the Roman origins of many European folk traditions related to Diana or Hecate was explicitly advanced at least as early as 1807 and is reflected in numerous etymological claims by lexicographers from the 17th to the 19th century, deriving " hag " and / or " hex " from Hecate by way of haegtesse ( Anglo-Saxon ) and hagazussa ( Old High German ).
Dairy Farm traces its origins in Hong Kong back to the 19th century when it was involved in the production of dairy products and ice.
It is interesting to note, however, that mutualist anarchism has its origins in 18th and 19th century European socialism ( such as Fourierian socialism ) while communist and syndicalist anarchism has its earliest origins in early 18th century liberalism ( such as the French Revolution ).
Since its origins in the 19th century, Mormonism has been compared to Islam, often by detractors of one religion or the other.
The increasing emphasis during the 19th century on the ethnic and racial origins of the nation, led to a redefinition of the nation state in these terms.
Neapolitan ice cream was named in the late 19th century as a reflection of its presumed origins in the cuisine of the Italian city of Naples, and the many Neapolitan immigrants who brought their expertise in frozen desserts with them to the United States.
The violin, while it has ancient origins, acquired most of its modern characteristics in 16th-century Italy, with some further modifications occurring in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Today, the modern sport of weightlifting traces its origins to the European competitions of the 19th century.
The question of Rollo's origins was a matter of heated dispute between Norwegian and Danish historians of the 19th and early 20th centuries, particularly in the run-up to Normandy's millennium anniversary in 1911.
The origins of the term carrying capacity are uncertain with researchers variously stating that it was used " in the context of international shipping " or that it was first used during 19th Century laboratory experiments with micro-organisms.
There is some debate about its origins, but it can be traced back to at least the 19th century, and possibly the 16th century.
Although geophysics was only recognized as a separate discipline in the 19th century, its origins go back to ancient history.